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My name is Muhammad Khan; I am a graduate of English and Politics and have suffered with mental illness for the past 13 years.

Psychiatry / Psychology in Islam

Did you know that the first mental wards were actually founded in Muslim countries? During the early Islamic era,...

Guest blog – Evelyn Asante-Mensah OBE, Chair of Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust

Mental Health is important to us all and it’s important that we talk about it to break down the barriers and fear...

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After a month without leave, I was finally allowed out on my own to the local shop. It feels really good as...

Psychiatry / Psychology in Islam

Did you know that the first mental wards were actually founded in...

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Free Free Palestine

Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates have recently normalised diplomatic relations with Israel. Throughout this period the Israelis have been bombing the...

A Mental Muslim?

As a Muslim with mental health problems I am positive about my illness because the Quran tells us “Allah does not...

Rain of tears

As we live luxurious, easy and simple lives In a concrete jungle Connected online, like a...

Guest blog – Evelyn Asante-Mensah OBE, Chair of Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust

Mental Health is important to us all and it’s important that we...

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Riots in Oldham

I was initially held on an acute mental health ward in Stockport which is about 15 miles from Oldham. I have...

Oldham food aid hub is a lifeline during lockdown

UKEFF (UK Education and Faith Foundation) is a charity based in Oldham that has been delivering food directly to the hungry...

The Horror of Being Injected

After numerous failed escape attempts and being chased and brought back to the ward I was becoming more and more agitated. I...

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